Bandits have now released six students and two staff members of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria Kaduna State, who were kidnapped last month.
They were released on Thursday night at an undisclosed location in Kaduna, according to school official.
The Public Relations Officer of the Polytechnic, Abdullahi Shehu, who confirmed the development to said the kidnapped students and staff members regained their freedom after their parents and relatives negotiated with the bandits.
He, however, did not say specifically if any ransom was paid or not.
The school authorities will receive the students later in the day at a location where they were kept after their release, he added.
Bandits had attacked the polytechnic on June 11, 2021, kidnapping the victims from their hostels and staff quarters.
They also killed one student during the operation.